The talented young quarterback, who is favourite to be the NFL’s No. 1 overall draft pick in 2024, has committed to USC. Here’s more on Caleb Williams’ family, including his girlfriend Valery Orellana and his parents.
Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Caleb Williams announced on 3 January that he was entering the transfer portal and would explore his options.
Williams had a stand-out freshman year, earning True Freshman All-America honours after leading the Sooners to an Alamo Bowl win. The 20-year-old passed for 1,912 yards and 21 touchdowns with just four interceptions after replacing Spencer Rattler this season.
Former Sooners QB commits to USC
On Tuesday 1 February, Williams revealed he is transferring to USC ahead of the 2022 season. He will no reunite with USC head coach Lincoln Riley, whom he played for during his freshman year.
“I wanted to go somewhere I thought would provide me with the best development both on and off the field,” Williams told ESPN. He added, “getting to know Coach Riley and gaining familiarity with his offense definitely played a part in my selection, as well as already knowing some the guys on the team.”
Who is Caleb Williams’ girlfriend, Valery Orellana?
Caleb Williams’ girlfriend is Valery Orellana. She was born on 25 November 2002 and hails from Rockville, Maryland. Valery is one of four children born to Anibal Orellana and Nancy Janeth Quinteros. The family is Latin-American.
Orellana and her siblings attended Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, where she played for the women’s field hockey team. After graduating from the school, 19-year-old Valery enrolled in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
It’s unclear how she met boyfriend Caleb Williams. However, the couple first posted about their relationship on Instagram in October 2020. Caleb and Valery shared the same photo together, which Williams captioned: “Young Angel and Young Lion, you know what it is!” Valery simply captioned the post: “Round 4.”
Valery can be found on Instagram @valeryorellanaa where she has more than 2,400 followers.
More on Caleb Williams’ family and parents
The promising young quarterback was born on 18 November 2001 in Washington DC. Caleb Williams’ parents are father Carl Williams and mother Dayna Price, who were photographed with him at his graduation from Gonzaga College High School.
Williams’ parents have supported him through his young career and are one of the main reasons for him staying grounded.
“He comes from a really good family,” former coach Randy Trivers told Tulsa World. “His mom and dad, foremost, are really good people. So we don’t want to sit here and take all the credit for who Caleb is as a person. His parents are really good-hearted and loving people who have raised their son well. They need to be credited foremost.”